Books The Tortoise And The Hare by Jerry Pinkney Hardcover, 40, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, List Price: | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Tortoise And The HareAuthorJerry Pinkney Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Even the slowest tortoise can defeat the quickest hare, and even the proudest hare can learn a timeless lesson from the most humble tortoise: Slow and steady wins the race! Genres: Children's Books Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Tortoise And The Hare Courtesy of Candlewick Press Monkey See 8 Picture Books That Make Us Wish We Were Kids Again January 26, 2014 Every year, the Caldecott Medal goes to the artist of the most distinguished American children's book. The award committee doesn't bother with nominees, but that doesn't mean we can't wildly speculate about what could win.